Lead from the back and let others believe they are in front
We are in bondage to the law in order that we may be free.
Politics begin where the masses are, not where there are thousands, but where there are millions, that is where serious politics begin.
When I am abroad, I always make it a rule never to criticize or attack the government of my own country. I make up for lost time when I come home.
Freedom in capitalist society always remains about the same as it was in ancient Greek republics: Freedom for slave owners.
I would rather be exposed to the inconveniences attending too much liberty than to those attending too small a degree of it.
There are always three speeches, for every one you actually gave. The one you practiced, the one you gave, and the one you wish you gave.
I'm not a member of any organized party, I'm a Democrat.
A government is the most dangerous threat to man's rights: it holds a legal monopoly on the use of physical force against legally disarmed victims.
Whether we and our politicians know it or not, Nature is party to all our deals and decisions, and she has more votes, a longer memory, and a sterner sense of justice than we do.
Information is the currency of democracy.
Good laws lead to the making of better ones; bad ones bring about worse.
In all intellectual debates, both sides tend to be correct in what they affirm, and wrong in what they deny.
A disordered currency is one of the greatest political evils.
It has been said that politics is the second oldest profession. I have learned that it bears a striking resemblance to the first.
99% of failures come from people who make excuses.
Universal education is the most corroding and disintegrating poison that liberalism has ever invented for its own destruction.
It is true that liberty is precious; so precious that it must be carefully rationed.
Don't fight forces, use them.
You're not to be so blind with patriotism that you can't face reality. Wrong is wrong, no matter who does it or says it.
Political language is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind.